Quarterly bus statistics: quarter 1 2011
|Publisher:||Department for Transport|
|Published date:||16 June 2011|
|Statistics topic:||Buses and coaches, Concessionary travel, Journeys / Trips|
This publication presents data on passenger journeys on buses in Great Britain during Q1 (January to March) 2011 including provisional estimates for the 2010-11 financial year, estimated using a panel survey of the largest bus operators. All figures in this release are seasonally adjusted.
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- Provisional figures suggest bus passenger journeys in England remained broadly unchanged between 2009-10 and 2010-11, with a 0.1 per cent increase over this period
- Within England, there was an annual decrease in bus passenger journeys of 2.9 per cent in metropolitan areas, but an increase of 1.1 in non-metropolitan areas and in London.
- Bus passenger journeys fell by 2.6 per cent in Scotland and 0.4 per cent in Wales, between 2009-10 and 2010-11.
- Between Q4 2010 (October to December) and 2011 Q1 (January to March), there was an increase in bus passenger journeys of 1.8 per cent in England (2.9 per cent in metropolitan areas, 2.0 per cent in non-metropolitan areas and 1.2 in London).
- Over the same period there was a decrease of 0.6 per cent in passenger journeys in Scotland, and an increase of 3.9 per cent in Wales.
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